Tent city at Oreti Park during the Burt Munro Challenge.
Top Kiwi rider Andrew Stroud and Southland Motorcycle Club president Dave Morris at the Bluff Hill Climb, which is part of the Burt Munro Challenge.
Andrew Stroud lifting a wheel of his Suzuki GSR 1000 as he powers his way up Bluff Hill during the Burt Munro Challenge.
Jason Feaver on his Honda CR 600 during the Burt Munro Challenge Bluff Hill Climb.
Aaron Green, of Gore, sets a record on his Kawasaki ZX 10R 1000 and wins the Bluff Hill Climb during the Burt Munro Challenge.
ATV quad rider Tim George on his Yamaha Banshee 440, during the Bluff Hill Climb.
Camping bikers Phil Krinkel and Alan Pocock, of Hawkes Bay, at their second Burt Munro Challenge at Sandy Point.
New Zealand motorcycling great Andrew Stroud with his Britten bike at the Teretonga Sprint Races during the Burt Munro Challenge.
Sid Hodgson and Doug Rikard-Bell, of Auckland, with their custom-built Twister bike built to compete in all four Burt Munro Challenge races.
Formula racers No 61 Hayden Fitzgerald in hot pursuit of race leader No 1 Andrew Stroud at Teretonga during the Burt Munro Challenge.
Formula 2 600cc racers No 9 John Ross and No 5 Nicholas Cole battle it out up the main straight at Teretonga during the Burt Munro Challenge Sprint Races.
Formula 1 racers powering into the main straight at Teretonga during the Burt Munro Challenge Sprint Races.
Wet and happy Seth Devereux, of Tapanui, said he will be back for the next Oreti Beach Burt Munro Race, which was cancelled due to gale force winds and driving rain.
Seth Devereux, of Tapanui, will be back for the next Burt Munro Challenge Beach Race, which was cancelled.
FAMILIAR STREET: Keith Pirie will race on his hometown streets in the Wyndham Street Race, which concludes the four-day Burt Munro Challenge event.
Mark Leonard, of Dunedin, and Fraser Collie, of Christchurch tie down their race bike after the Burt Munro Oreti Beach Race was cancelled. Both had built bikes for the race and say they will be back again.
Southland's wild weather didn't deter Dave Phillips and Llew Gray, of Whakatane, who travelled 1580km for the Burt Munro Oreti Beach Race, which was cancelled. Having built two bikes for the race they say they will be back again next year for unfinished business.
Rider No 12 Trevor Chapman, of Christchurch, leading the pack during the Super Motards 450 event of the Wyndham Street Races during the Burt Munro Challenge.
Team No 23 Kevin McDonald and Karl Hosie win race 24 of the Burt Munro Challenge Speedway Spectacular.
No 66 John Tuffley, of Invercargill, led Solo A race 9 until he got a flat tyre.
Sidecar team No 32 Jamie Pockington and Daniel Gillett took out race 22 at the Burt Munro Challenge Speedway Spectacular.
New Zealand under-21 championship Grant Tregoning, of Invercargill (left) won race 17 of Solo A at the Burt Munro Challenge Speedway Spectacular, with No 28 Andy Aldridge, of Christchurch (right) in second place.
Sidecar team No 28c Paul Anderson and Mike Stevenson, of Christchurch, won race 23 at the Burt Munro Speedway Spectacular with No 81c Josh Wilson and Jonathan Butt, of Christchurch, in second place.
Sidecar team No 18 Pete Wilson and Darrin Butt, of Christchurch, lead the eventual winners of race 24, local team No 23 Kevin McDonald and Karl Hosie at the Burt Munro Speedway Spectacular.
Dave Donovan, of Timaru, on his 1200cc BMW bike at the Burt Munro Challenge.
Dennis Deavoll and Jo Wiseman, of Queenstown, at the Burt Munro Challenge.
Alan Henry, of Riversdale, at the Burt Munro Challenge.
Crowds enjoy the Wyndham Street Races.
No 1 Andrew Stroud leading the Formula 1 and 2 Wyndham Street Race during the Burt Munro Challenge.
His and hers at trendy leathers at the Wyndham Street Races.
Wall to wall bikes and a large crowd line the streets of Wyndham during the Burt Munro Challenge Street Race.
One armed Christchurch rider Nigel Curtis competes in the SUper Motards at the Wyndham Street Race during the Burt Munro Challenge.
Riders No 8 Seth Devereux, of Tapanui, and No 163 Wayne McMillan entertain the crowd at the Wyndam Street Races.
Large crowds gather behind haybale-lined streets to watch the Wyndham Street Race during the Burt Munro Challenge.
Andrew Stroud doing a victory lap after winning the Formula 1 and 2 Wyndham Street Race.
No 30 Brent Scammell, of Winton, leading the pack during the Super Motards 450 in the Wyndham Street Race, which is part of the Burt Munro Challenge.
REVVING UP: Born-and-bred Southlander Jason Feaver powers up Bluff Hill on his Honda CR 600 bike during the opening event of the Burt Munro Challenge. Feaver broke his own record for the Bluff Hill climb.
SUPERBIKER: Andrew Stroud surges up Bluff Hill during the opening event of the Burt Munro Challenge.
BONNIE RESULT: Kevin Ryan triumphed in the classic section of the Bluff Hill climb on his beloved 1972 Bonneville.
HAPPY CAMPER: Jeff Trigg, of Wellington, sets up his camp at the Oreti Park tent city for the Burt Munro Challenge.
NO FEAR: Southland Motorcycle Club committee member Anthony Edwards competed in the Bluff Hill climb component of the Burt Munro Challenge despite having had a serious motorcycle accident just three weeks before.
FAMILY OUTING: Burt Munro lookalike Sandy Begbie with his daughters (from left) Lindy Mason and Sandra Cain, his wife Ann Begbie and daughter Catherine Fraser.
FAMILY OUTING: Burt Munro lookalike Sandy Begbie with his daughters (from left) Lindy Mason and Sandra Cain and and his wife Ann Begbie.
READY TO RACE?: Aaron Green is a picture of concentration as he gets ready to ride in the Bluff Hill Climb. Green won the open class of the event with a fastest time of 50.11 seconds on the 1.4km course.
DEDICATED FAN: Dorne Clark, in Dunedin, who has ridden all the way from Tauranga for the Burt Munro Challenge.
TENT CITY: Burt Munro Challenge steering committee chairman Wayne Affleck inspects the marquee being erected at Oreti Park for the event's rally-goers.
BLOWN AWAY: Mark Rietveld and Richard Marrah, of Hirepool, pine down the 80m-by-60m marquee at the official Burt Munro Challenge rally campsite at Oreti Park after high winds ripped the canvas roof.
AIMING HIGH: Teenage Southland motorcyclist Stewart Smart is one of the exciting young faces to watch out for in this year's Burt Munro Challenge.
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